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Type 85 armored personnel carrier

Country of Origin: China


The Type 85 armored personnel carrier (APC) is an enlarged successor to the Type 69 that has spawned a family of variants including infantry fighting, command, mortar carriers, weapons carriers and ambulance vehicles. It was developed in parallel with the 6 x 6 Type 86 and shares the engine and most of the armament options; see "Variants," below.

The Type 85 is also designated the YW 531H. Another version, designated the Type 89 by China, but called the YW 534 in the People's...

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